Wireshark-announce: [Wireshark-announce] Wireshark 1.2.0 is now available
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From: Wireshark announcements <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 23:22:32 -0700
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I'm proud to announce the release of Wireshark 1.2.0. This is the new
stable release branch of Wireshark and many new and exciting features
have been added since 1.0 was released.

What is Wireshark?

   Wireshark is the world's most popular network protocol analyzer.
   It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development, and

What's New

  Bug Fixes

   Too many bugs have been fixed since the 1.0 release to list here.
   Some notable fixes are:

     o Type-ahead search now works properly.

     o Several bugs that affected capture from pipes have been fixed.

     o Many Lua-related bugs have been fixed.

     o Several memory leaks have been found and fixed.

     o The "Follow TCP Stream" feature could show two streams at the
       same time The hex dump view has been narrowed.

     o WPA and SSL decryption bugs have been fixed.

     o Readability problems on 256-color displays on Windows have
       been fixed.

  New and Updated Features

   The following features are new (or have been significantly
   updated) since version 1.0:

     o Wireshark has a spiffy new start page.

     o Display filters now autocomplete.

     o A 64-bit Windows (x64) installer is now provided.

     o Support for the c-ares resolver library has been added. It has
       many advantages over ADNS.

     o Many new protocol dissectors and capture file formats have
       been added (see below for a complete list).

     o Macintosh OS X support has been improved.

     o GeoIP database lookups.

     o OpenStreetMap + GeoIP integration.

     o Improved Postscript(R) print output.

     o The preference handling code is now much smarter about

     o Support for Pcap-ng, the next-generation capture file format.

     o Support for process information correlation via IPFIX.

     o Column widths are now saved.

     o The last used configuration profile is now saved.

     o Protocol preferences are changeable from the packet details
       context menu.

     o Support for IP packet comparison.

     o Capinfos now shows the average packet rate.

     o GTK1 is no longer supported. (Yes, this is a feature.)

     o Official Windows packages are now built using Microsoft Visual
       C++ 2008 SP1.

  New Protocol Support

   Anything in Anything Protocol, ATM PW, N-to-one Cell Mode,
   B.A.T.M.A.N. Layer 3 Protocol, BACnet MS/TP, BSS LCS Assistance
   Protocol, Canon BJNP, CESoPSN basic NxDS0 mode (no RTP support),
   Charging ASE, Cimetrics MS/TP, DECT Protocol, Digital Private
   Signalling System No 1 Link Layer, DOCSIS Mac Domain Description,
   DOCSIS Registration Request Multipart, DOCSIS Registration
   Response Multipart, DOCSIS Synchronisation Message, E100
   Encapsulation, EHS, Enhanced Variable Rate Codec, Ethernet Global
   Data, Ethernet PW, Exchange 2003 Directory Request For Response,
   Far End Failure Detection, FCoE Initialization Protocol, GOOSE,
   GPEF, GPRS Tunneling Protocol V2, GSM A-I/F COMMON, GSM A-I/F GPRS
   Mobility and Session Management, GSM SACCH, GSM Um Interface, HDLC
   PW, FR port mode (no CW), HDLC-like framing for PPP, IEC
   60870-5-104,Apci, IEC 60870-5-104,Asdu, IEEE 802.15.4 Low-Rate
   Wireless PAN non-ASK PHY, IEEE C37.118 Synchrophasor Protocol,
   Intelligent Platform Management Interface (Session Wrapper),
   Inter-Integrated Circuit, Internal TDM, IPSICTL, ISMACryp
   Protocol, iWARP Direct Data Placement and Remote Direct Memory
   Access Protocol, iWARP Marker Protocol data unit Aligned framing,
   Kontiki Delivery Protocol, LANforge Traffic Generator, Layer 1
   Event Messages, Lb-I/F BSSMAP LE, LeCroy VICP, Link Access
   Procedure, Channel Dm (LAPDm), Local Download Sharing Service, LTE
   Radio Resource Control (RRC) protocol, MAC-LTE, Memcache Protocol,
   Mesh Header, MP4V-ES, Nasdaq TotalView-ITCH, Nasdaq-SoupTCP
   version 2.0, NAT Port Mapping Protocol, Netdump Protocol,
   Non-Access-Stratum (NAS)PDU, PacketLogger, Paltalk Messenger
   Protocol, PDCP-LTE, PW Associated Channel Header, PW Ethernet
   Control Word, PW Frame Relay DLCI Control Word, PW MPLS Control
   Word (generic/preferred), Real-Time Publish-Subscribe Wire
   Protocol 2.x, Remote Packet Capture, RLC-LTE, SAToP (no RTP
   support), SERCOS III V1.1, SIMULCRYPT Protocol, Subnetwork
   Dependent Convergence Protocol XID, Teamspeak2 Protocol,
   TTEthernet, TTEthernet Protocol Control Frame, Turbocell Aggregate
   Data, Turbocell Header, TURN Channel, Unreliable Multicast
   Inter-ORB Protocol, VCDU, Wave Short Message Protocol(IEEE
   P1609.3), Wireless Access Station Session Protocol, Wireshark
   Expert Info, World of Warcraft, Xpress Transport Protocol, ZigBee
   Application Framework, ZigBee Application Support Layer, ZigBee
   Device Profile, ZigBee Encapsulation Protocol, ZigBee Network
   Layer, Zipped Inter-ORB Protocol, ZRTP

  Updated Protocol Support

   There are too many updates to list here.

  New Capture File Support

   Apple Bluetooth PacketLogger, Daintree's Sensor Network Analyzer,
   dct3trace, Pcap-NG, TNEF (yes, those silly winmail.dat

Getting Wireshark

   Wireshark source code and installation packages are available from
   the download page on the main web site.


wireshark-1.2.0.tar.bz2: 15387864 bytes

wireshark-1.2.0.tar.gz: 19493201 bytes

wireshark-win32-1.2.0.exe: 18272416 bytes

wireshark-win64-1.2.0.exe: 14570106 bytes

wireshark-1.2.0.u3p: 21388100 bytes

WiresharkPortable-1.2.0.paf.exe: 19092745 bytes

Wireshark 1.2.0 Intel.dmg: 36134813 bytes
MD5(Wireshark 1.2.0 Intel.dmg)=d356a9f2ddf83e6b3c3e1ea0d25e2836
SHA1(Wireshark 1.2.0 Intel.dmg)=d8e0a52ba29541407ac39878bf192cca01673241
RIPEMD160(Wireshark 1.2.0

Wireshark 1.2.0 PPC.dmg: 38980972 bytes
MD5(Wireshark 1.2.0 PPC.dmg)=9f740a70fded4c301d0765feba310618
SHA1(Wireshark 1.2.0 PPC.dmg)=6eaa4c0c00a7c927be7fce3f600e4c22a1bb4651
RIPEMD160(Wireshark 1.2.0 PPC.dmg)=dd963974da31f87110d0a9b375b7c892eb7e4d04

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